The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 124 138 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -30
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.71% 1.29% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
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£408 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
Oracle APEX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
431 387 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.49% 12.70% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 249 142
Average daily rate £398 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 10
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +4 14 £408 - 2
Bristol - 2 £300 -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 21 (80.77%) DV Cleared
4 18 (69.23%) Oracle Database
5 17 (65.38%) PL/SQL
5 17 (65.38%) SQL
6 14 (53.85%) Java
7 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (42.31%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (30.77%) ITIL
11 7 (26.92%) HTML
11 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
11 7 (26.92%) DevOps
12 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (23.08%) Ruby
12 6 (23.08%) Python
13 5 (19.23%) MySQL
13 5 (19.23%) C++
13 5 (19.23%) Java EE
13 5 (19.23%) OpenText
13 5 (19.23%) Service Management
13 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
13 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
13 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
13 5 (19.23%) Drools
14 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 4 (15.38%) C#

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.85%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (19.23%) MySQL
5 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Service Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) Java EE
2 5 (19.23%) Drools
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) CGI
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Mason
4 1 (3.85%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.69%) Release Management
9 1 (3.85%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) V-Model
9 1 (3.85%) Open Source
9 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) PL/SQL
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
4 5 (19.23%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) OpenText
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) Eloqua
4 1 (3.85%) Siebel